February American Quarter Horse Journal
These are 10 reasons why you need to read The American Quarter Horse Journal this month.
January 26, 2015
The February American Quarter Horse Journal is just hitting mailboxes now, but the great news is that you don't have to impatiently wait for your copy to arrive. Go to www.aqha.com/subscribe to order a new subscription or single copies of the February issue, download the app for smartphones and tablets or read the digital edition online.
Take a look below to see the great articles we packed into the February Journal. Here are 10 reasons why you need to read the Journal this month.
1. Simply counting can improve rhythm at the posting trot; AQHA Professional Horsewoman Carol Rice shows you how.
2. Increase your flexibility and strength using exercises from equestrian personal trainer Emily Harrington in Part 2 of the continuing Q-Fit series.
3. This is what you need to know about the new method of testing for drugs in horses.
4. A well-organized tack room can make or break the functionality of your barn.
5. Go back in time to the glory days of Tom Lyons and Doc's Marmoset, a mare who would try her heart out every time you put her front of a cow.
6. Scratches often leaves horse owners scratching their heads – educate yourself with "Pastern Dermatitis."
7. Sit down for a chat with Nancy Alto-Renfro, a determined horsewoman who made her mark early as an amateur.
8. Catch the highlights from the 2014 world show for AQHA alliance Stock Horse of Texas.
9. You'll be impressed by the tales of these 10 AQHA members who have been breeding American Quarter Horses for 50 cumulative years: Bar B Ranch, Dr. Robert and Linda Christensen, Happold Farm Inc., Bill Hill Quarter Horses, Burke Johnson, Dale Woodrow Johnson, Theodore Lincoln, David Smith, Benham and Louise Stewart, and Donald and Marty White.
10. Our special contributors offer some great insights this month: Dr. Tom Lenz provides key stats that will make you think twice about riding safety; Richard Chamberlain looks at Chicado V and the impressive impact she left on Quarter Horse racing; Baxter Black will have you rolling on the floor with his wild cow tale; and Dr. Peter McCue shines an informative, yet entertaining, light on horse breeding.
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